Discover our commitment to the development of knowledge We support research initiatives that promote the values of the Foundation, such as diversity, inclusivity and innovation.
Finding solutions to the social, technological and economic issues we face today
Collaborative knowledge generation
In order to promote change and innovation, it is necessary to support cutting-edge research and initiatives that use new strategies in critical thinking. The Foundation’s think tanks, centers for excellence, observatories and chairs work to provide innovative solutions to the challenges faced by the business world and society as a whole.
centers for excellence
chairs and observatories
This center engages in activities geared toward the power of diversity, helping organizations take advantage of the opportunities represented by diversity.Discover the center
This research and networking center has an innovative understanding of family businesses and works to provide value to family businesses on a global scale.Discover the center
This center carries out research initiatives that focus on three main areas: entrepreneurship, technology applied to social innovation and conscientious leadership.Discover the center
The vision of the IE Africa Center is to revolutionize the way that African business and culture are taught across higher education institutions, starting with our own.Discover the center
Chairs and observatories
The chair’s initiatives in research and education offer a professional perspective on the practice of law in the international context of commercial law.Discover the chair
This chair works to promote research and the use of best practices in the management of people and organizations.Discover the chair
The report considered how SWFs can reconcile short-term results with long-term investments; their role in the venture capital space; and the importance of bio and health technologies as a means to foster change. It highlighted a record high of SWFs assets between 2018 and 2019, reaching $8.3 trillion globally. The United States, China and India were also named as the top three destinations for said fundSovereign Wealth Funds Report 2019
This report is the outcome of a research project sponsored by Coca-Cola Europa Partners (CCEP) accomplished during 2018. The main objective of the project was to examine the salience of different Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) actions on a critical intangible assets for each company: its Employer Branding among Millennials.
Moreover, the aim of the project was to test, if a difference exists in this relationship between Employer Branding and Consumer Branding, between brand perception and willingness to act and, finally, between Millennials (born 1984-1996) and Generation Xers (born 1965-1980).